Which States Use the Most Green Energy?


A wave of ALEC-backed bills could stall bringing more states up to snuff.

Climate Desk Live: A Conversation With Climate Scientist Michael Mann

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“Real skeptics are swayed by evidence.”

We Just Passed the Climate’s “Grim Milestone”


A monitor in Hawaii registered 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere. Here’s what that means.

The Most Controversial Chart in History, Explained


Climate deniers threw all their might at disproving the famous “hockey stick” climate change graph. Here’s why they failed.

Finally, Some Not-Terrible Climate News: Greenland Not Melting Any Faster

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The last ten years have seen unprecedented ice loss. Don’t expect that speedup to continue, a new study says.


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